APLICACIÓN Y SUMINISTROS TEXTILES S.A (ASUTEX) was born in 1987 from the fusion of experience, passion and talent of its founders for textile chemistry.
The initial development of a product range oriented towards the preparation and dyeing of fabric in continuous moved later to the diversification in other application areas, such as textile printing and garment dyeing, covering also other sectors such as leather pretreatment and dyeing, chemicals for water treatment, auxiliaries for enzymatic processes for scouring, preparation and finishing of cotton and auxiliaries for denim washing.
In 1990 we started our activity in Portugal, Italy, Morocco, Turkey and Vietnam, expanding our operations across more than 50 countries that currently complete our market.
Today, in addition to the headquarters in Barcelona, we have 5 production centers worldwide, in Casablanca (Morocco), Guang Dong (China), Bogota (Colombia), Medellin (Colombia) and Malaysia.
Focused exclusively on the textile sector, ASUTEX aims to guarantee the satisfaction of our customers thanks to our large experience in the chemical sector, the preparation and training of our technical staff and our constant innovation in products for the textile industry.
Our culture and values
can consult in the following link our ethical code.
ASUTEX is committed to following the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact
Corporate sustainability starts with a ASUTEX value system and a principles-based approach to doing business. This means operating in ways that, at a minimum, meet fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Responsible ASUTEX enact the same values and principles wherever they have a presence and know that good practices in one area do not offset harm in another. By incorporating the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact into strategies, policies and procedures, and establishing a culture of integrity, companies are not only upholding their basic responsibilities to people and planet, but also setting the stage for long-term success.
The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact are derived from: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Principle 1: ASUTEX should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Principle 3: ASUTEX should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: ASUTEX should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: ASUTEX should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.